Police files 11.3.21

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Abusive behaviour

About 1.30pm on Monday March 1, on the Isle of Seil, a man, aged 67, and a 57-year-old woman behaved in an abusive manner. The pair were later traced, charged and issued with Recorded Police Warnings.

  • About 11.30pm on Tuesday  March 2, in Jura Road, Oban, two men, aged 40 and 42, were fighting with each other. Police attended and both were charged and issued with a Recorded Police Warning.


About 6.20pm on Tuesday March 2, in Shore Street, Oban, a man, 31, was searched by police and allegedly found in possession of a small amount of heroin. The man will be the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal.


About 11.05pm on Friday March 5, on the A85 near Dunbeg, a black Volkswagen Golf was stopped for a routine check. The 32-year-old male driver was searched and allegedly found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis. The MOT for the car was allegedly found to have expired. The man was then arrested for allegedly failing a roadside drug test. Subsequently a blood sample was taken for analysis. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Fly tipping

Between approximately September 1, 2020, and October 31, 2020, near Loch Awe Village on the A85, a large quantity of used vehicle tyres were dumped. Police are investigating.


Between 6pm on Tuesday March 2 and 8am on Wednesday March 3, on a building on the A846, near to Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, graffiti has been painted on the wall. Police are investigating.

Garden entered

Between noon on Wednesday March 3 and 2pm on Friday March 5, a garden in Woodrow Place, Bowmore was entered and a storage unit and plant pots disturbed and damaged. Police are investigating.

If any member of the public has information in relation to the above, or to any incident, they can contact their local Police Station on telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.